Research for more accurate decisions and better information

Large areas of society are dependent on or influenced by the weather and water. Increased requirements with regard to the environment and a changed climate also provide new opportunities. Read more about the SMHI research.

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Kiselalg växtplankton, vårblomning

Plankton Toolbox – analysis tool

As a part of the Swedish LifeWatch project SMHI has developed Plankton Toolbox, an open source stand-alone application which will make the analysis of large data sets on plankton biodiversity and abundance easier.

13 November 2014

Plankton Toolbox – a new tool for working with plankton data

Large data sets on plankton biodiversity and abundance provide many opportunities for research and …

05 November 2014

Research project has developed tools for future hydrology

During a long-standing project, researchers have developed tools which provide new and improved …

15 October 2014

International Project Office for Regional Climate Modelling at SMHI

SMHI has been named as the host of a new International Project Office for regional climate …

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Solbad vid Östersjön

Future of the Baltic Sea

The problems associated with eutrophication have long affected the Baltic Sea. Four years of research will provide more knowledge about the future of the Baltic

Termisk solkraftsanläggning (puff)

Development of forecasts for direct solar radiation

Short-term forecasts for direct solar radiation will be developed by researchers from SMHI within the framework of a European research project on solar energy.

Arktis glaciär

Future climate change in the Arctic

A research project is to investigate climate change in the Arctic over the next 30 years. The study will show how the reduced amounts of sea ice and snow in the Arctic are interacting with climate change.

The GREENICE project

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Open data gives water apps

Apps and web services for forecasting and decision support in the event of flooding, water contamination, irrigation and dam control. This is the aim of a European research project coordinated by SMHI.

About the SMHI research department

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Research for more accurate decisions and better information

Large areas of society are dependent on or influenced by the weather and water. Increased requirements with regard to the environment and a changed climate also provide new opportunities.

SMHIs vetenskapliga råd 2014

Scientific Advisory Committee

Strategic support for long-term development of SMHI’s research.